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The BGG Podcast: The Grace of A Trailblazer - Laphonza Butler, President of EMILY's List

Welcome to Season 8 of The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast!

In the season premiere, A’shanti sits down with Laphonza Butler, President of EMILY’s List. As the first Black woman to lead the organization, Laphonza discusses how she wakes up every day filled with the mission of EMILY’s List: to elect more pro-choice Democratic women to office. She talks to us about the midterm elections, the attack on voter’s rights, and why optimism will be what moves the world toward progress.

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The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast is all about amplifying the voices of women who are too often forgotten in media coverage. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. In the BGG to Politics blog, A’shanti created a space for women of color to learn about the current state of politics, to support others breaking into the political sphere, and to celebrate incredible women changing the course of the country. A’shanti founded the blog in 2018 and Wonder Media Network is thrilled to extend her platform to audio.

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